Weʼre raising £1,600 to buy a cuddle cot for Russell's Hall Hospital to provide grieving parents more time to spend with their Angels
- Halesowen, UK
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We've setup this fundraiser to help us buy a cuddle cot for Russell's Hall Maternity ward in memory of our beautiful daughter Billie-Rae Attwood Who was born sleeping 5th March 2018. Michelle's waters broke 18 weeks too early which resulted in a cord prolapse and was quickly taken to the maternity ward by ambulance where we were told our daughter hadn't made it. By this time Michelle was having strong contractions and was in labour for 5 hours before giving birth, all that time knowing the outcome. The cuddle cot gave us precious time with Billie-Rae which we will be forever grateful.
A cuddle cot is a cooling system which keeps passed away babies cold giving their grieving families the only extra time possible with their beautiful angel.
Dealing with the death of a baby is clearly an incredibly difficult event for parents and bereaved parents should be given the option of spending time with their baby. Providing families time through the use of the CuddleCot is internationally encouraged by midwives, bereavement practitioners, still birth/neonatal charities, and academics. Time allows the family to form an important bond with their baby; whether changing a nappy, dressing the baby, taking photographs or simply just staying close and this unquestionably helps families in dealing with their loss. The problem is that in a warm room the baby’s condition can deteriorate quickly, therefore cooling the baby is absolutely essential. Transferring to and from the morgue is now widely regarded as an outdated practice as it is traumatic for parents to repeatedly go through the separation process whereas the CuddleCot allows the family to spend every moment with their baby, precious moments where every minute counts.
We don't want any families to not be able to spend precious extra time with their angle baby so please donate anything you possibly can... EVERY PENNY COUNTS
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Oct 4, 2018
Good Luck with the funding.
Sep 28, 2018
Sep 14, 2018
Sorry it’s not much, will donate more when I can x
Sep 13, 2018
Hope this helps, mate
Sep 12, 2018
Sep 11, 2018
You don’t know me but this is Such a helpful thing to raise money for. Sorry for your lossXx
Jul 27, 2018
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